Read Amy Boesky S Blogs And View Other Content On The Penguin CommunityThe Stirring True Story Of A Woman Who Chose Fearlessness In The Face Of A Fatal Family Legacy And Discovered The Pleasure Of Living Each Moment To Its Fullest At Thirty Two, Amy Boesky Thought She Had It All Figured Out A Wonderful New Man In Her Life, A Great Job, And The Nearly Perfect Home For Once, She Was Almost Able To Shake The Terrible Fear That Had Gripped Her For As Long As She Could Remember Women In Her Family Had Always Died Young From Cancer And She And Her Sisters Had Grown Up In Time S Shadow It Colored Every Choice They Made And Was Beginning To Come To A Head Now That Each Of Them Approached Thirty Five The Deadline Their Doctors Prescribed For Having Preventive Surgery With The Hope They Could Thwart Their Family S Medical Curse But Amy Didn T Want To Dwell On That Now She Wanted To Plan For A New Baby, Live Her Life And With The Appreciation For Life S Smallest Pleasures, She Did Just That In What We Have, Amy Shares A Deeply Transformative Year In Her Family S Life And Invites Readers To Join In Their Joy, Laughter, And Grief In A True Story As Compelling As The Best In Women S Fiction, Written With The Sagacity Of Joan Didion And The Elegance Of Amy Bloom, Amy Boesky S Journey Celebrates The Promise Of A Full Life, Even In The Face Of Uncertainty
Amy Boesky has written in a range of genres, from a picture book for children Planet Was to bestselling books for teenagers Sweet Valley High,The Beacon Street Girls to scholarship on 17th century british literature What We Have, her first work of creative nonfiction, is a candid account of her family s discovery that they carry the BRCA1 mutation, the so called breast cancer gene.
- 336 pages
- What We Have: A Family's Inspiring Story About Love, Loss, and Survival
- Amy Boesky
- 20 January 2017 Amy Boesky